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Alsatian allsorts
25 Aug 2011 by Richard Hemming
To partner yesterday's Alsace - 10 top producers , the following wines were tasted at the offices of the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace in Colmar. They represent an overview of the region's main output - namely Riesling and Gewurztraminer, plus a handful of Pinot Gris, a few blends and one lonely Pinot Noir. I have included the technical analysis where it was provided, which shows the great range of styles that appear under the same classification. As I point out in The trouble with Alsace , the grand cru appellation can not always be trusted, while sweetness is often simply impossible to tell from the label alone....

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